A file of government correspondence relating to billeting arrangements for expectant mothers from Dover with children. Subjects covered in the file include a request by the Midwives' Institute to assist in billeting arrangements; and a request to send a recently widowed expectant mother, who was previously due to go to Oxford, to billeting in London with her toddler son. Other subjects discussed include the issue of the financial responsibility for the billeting of the widowed mother and her son in Hampstead; and a request to secure billeting in Epsom, Newell, Dorking, Horley, and Carshalton for evacuees from coastal towns such as Dover. Documents in the file include lists of expectant mothers and their children who need accommodation, including details of their names, addresses, number of children, and ages of children, provided by the local authorities and the National Council of Social Service.
accommodation, billeting, children, coastal areas, evacuable areas, evacuation, evacuees, family, finance, housing, infants, local authorities, maternity, midwives, mothers, parents, reception areas, widowhood